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Installs gsutil package, A command prompt utility to access the google cloud storage


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Version information

  • 0.9.4 (latest)
  • 0.9.3
  • 0.9.2
  • 0.9.1 (deleted)
  • 0.9.0
  • 0.8.0
  • 0.7.0
  • 0.6.0
  • 0.5.0
  • 0.4.0
  • 0.3.0
  • 0.2.0 (deleted)
  • 0.1.0
released Feb 22nd 2016
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 3.8.4 < 5.0.0
  • CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'GobuNatarajan-gsutil', '0.9.4'
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bolt module add GobuNatarajan-gsutil
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install GobuNatarajan-gsutil --version 0.9.4

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GobuNatarajan/gsutil — version 0.9.4 Feb 22nd 2016


Gsutil puppet module installs, configures gsutils to access Google cloud storage through command line.

Module Description

Gsutil puppet module helps the users to install the gsutil utility automatically in puppet agent using the manifest configured in puppet master, avoids human intervention and hassle free installation of gsutil command line utility to access the Google cloud storage


1.Create a puppet manifest in the puppet master.

2.Include the gsutil package inside the manifest.

       include gsutil

3.Retrieve the catalog changes from puppet agent in case if its manually configured or wait for the runtime interval configured in case if its automatically configured.

       puppet agent -t -d

4.Restart the shell or terminal after gsutil package is installed. This will set the path of gsutil in the default environment path variable.

5.Alternatively, you can source shell script by executing the following command or export the path to configure gsutil to work without restarting the shell.

      source /etc/profile.d/
      export PATH=$PATH:/opt/gsutil


Tested on CentOS,Ubuntu and Debian. To be tested on other flavors.


This module is based on work by Gobu Natarajan, Sree Hari Krishna, Pradeep Kumar and Ram Vittal.


Interested contributors can touch base with Gobu ( or Ram Vittal (